• Medicine
  • Published in Chirurgia 2009

MELD exceptions and new predictive score of death on long waiting lists for liver transplantation.

@article{Iacob2009MELDEA,
  title={MELD exceptions and new predictive score of death on long waiting lists for liver transplantation.},
  author={S Iacob and Liliana Simona Gheorghe and Răzvan Iacob and Cristian Gheorghe and Doina Hrehoreţ and Irinel Popescu},
  journal={Chirurgia},
  year={2009},
  volume={104 3},
  pages={
          267-73
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cirrhosis related complications, considered MELD exceptions, proved to add prognostic value to the MELD score in predicting waiting list mortality. AIM To identify the predictive value for death on a long waiting list (WL) for the complications of liver disease. METHODS During 2004-2007, 372 consecutive adult patients were listed for liver transplantation (LT). To identify the potential predictors of patient death, univariate and multivariate Cox's proportional hazards regression… CONTINUE READING

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